Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 112 - Issue 11: 10 Jun, 2017
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 2172

Guest Editorial
Science in the post-truth era
p. 2173 | Krief, Alain; Hopf, Henning; Mehta, Goverdhan; Matlin, Stephen A.

Correspondence
Obligations behind quantum internet dream
p. 2175 | Ray, Partha Pratim

UGC notification on journal lists to calculate API scores
p. 2175 | Paramanik, Vijay; Rai, Manoj Kumar; Sharma, Naveen K.

Captive wind power for transfer of water across the Western Ghats, India
p. 2176 | Balasubrahmanyam, S. N.

News
Science Last Fortnight
p. 2177

Scientific drilling in Koyna region, Maharashtra
p. 2181 | Roy, Sukanta

Meeting Report
Recognizing efforts and leadership in the area of water management and conservation
p. 2182 | Choudhury, Rita Roy; Mathur, Pradnya Mihir; Patil, Swapna D.; Jasmine, Biba

Paleoceanography
p. 2183 | Kaushik, Tushar

Himalayan cryosphere
p. 2185 | Roy, Ipsita; Shekhar, Mayank

Opinion
Environmental flow assessment of River Ganga – importance of habitat analysis as a means to understand hydrodynamic imperatives for a sustainable Ganga biodiversity
p. 2187 | Nale, J. P.; Gosain, A. K.; Khosa, R.

Scientific Correspondence
Ceropegia omissa H. Huber (Apocynaceae: Asclepiadoideae) on the verge of extinction
p. 2189 | Prasad, K.; Kaliamoorthy, S.; Venu, P.

Soil organic carbon stock in agroforestry systems in western and southern plateau and hill regions of India
p. 2191 | Newaj, Ram; Chaturvedi, O. P.; Kumar, Dhiraj; Prasad, Rajendra; Rizvi, R. H.; Alam, Badre; Chavan, S. B.; Singh, Anil Kumar; Chaturvedi, Mayank; Karmakar, P. S.; Maurya, Abhishek; Saxena, Abhishek; Gupta, Gargi; Singh, Kedari; Handa, A. K.

A new insight into age and environments of intertrappean beds of Mohgaon Kalan, Chhindwara District, Madhya Pradesh using palynology, megaflora, magnetostratigraphy and clay mineralogy
p. 2193 | Thakre, Deepali; Samant, Bandana; Mohabey, D. M.; Sangode, Satish; Srivastava, Pankaj; Kapgate, D. K.; Mahajan, Rasika; Upreti, Neha; Manchester, Steven R.

General Articles
Research performance of central universities in India
p. 2198 | Marisha; Banshal, Sumit Kumar; Singh, Vivek Kumar
doi: 10.18520/cs/v112/i11/2198-2207

IBM Fellows – Indian presence
p. 2208 | Subbarao, E. C.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v112/i11/2208-2211

Review Articles
Mephedrone – an emerging drug of abuse in India
p. 2212 | Rathod, Ankush Laxman; Sahota, Sandeep Singh; Garg, Rakesh Kumar
doi: 10.18520/cs/v112/i11/2212-2218

Research Articles
Computational study of intermolecular interactions between α -synuclein fibrils and Tau protein propagating Tau aggregation
p. 2219 | Sanjeev, Airy; Mattaparthi, Venkata Satish Kumar
doi: 10.18520/cs/v112/i11/2219-2225

Comparative analysis of Asian main iron and steel countries’ total factor energy efficiency
p. 2226 | Zhang, Chuan; He, Weida; Hao, Rong
doi: 10.18520/cs/v112/i11/2226-2233

Conceptualization of community-based integrated farming system model design with multi-objective optimization management
p. 2234 | Mandal, Uday; Panda, Rabindra K.; Mishra, Prasanta K.; Alam, N. M.; Kar, Gouranga
doi: 10.18520/cs/v112/i11/2234-2242

A feature extraction method for shearer cutting pattern recognition based on improved local mean decomposition and multi-scale fuzzy entropy
p. 2243 | Si, Lei; Wang, Zhongbin; Tan, Chao; Liu, Xinhua; Xu, Xihua
doi: 10.18520/cs/v112/i11/2243-2252

Active northeast monsoon over India during 2015 – an assessment of real-time extended range forecast
p. 2253 | Pattanaik, D. R.; Mohapatra, M.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v112/i11/2253-2262

Evolution of wetlands in lower reaches of Bagmari–Bansloi–Pagla rivers: a study using multidated images and maps
p. 2263 | Mondal, Debabrata; Pal, Swades
doi: 10.18520/cs/v112/i11/2263-2272

Estimation of strong ground motion in Southern Peninsular India by empirical Green’s function method
p. 2273 | Sivaram, K.; Gade, Maheshreddy; Raghukanth, S. T. G.; Saikia, Utpal; Kanna, Nagaraju
doi: 10.18520/cs/v112/i11/2273-2283

Research Communication
Adopter categorization of extension professionals vis-à-vis agri-expert systems and factors influencing the adoption
p. 2284 | Ravikishore, Modem; Supriya, Purru; Thomas, Allan
doi: 10.18520/cs/v112/i11/2284-2288

Comparative analysis of spectral characteristics of EO-1 ALI and Landsat 8 OLI imagery
p. 2288 | Zhang, Xuehong; Shi, Lixin
doi: 10.18520/cs/v112/i11/2288-2295

Geomorphic evidence of late Quaternary displacement of the Karakoram Fault in Nubra and Shyok valleys, Ladakh Himalaya
p. 2295 | Imsong, Watinaro; Bhattacharya, Falguni; Mishra, Rajeeb Lochan; Phukan, Sarat
doi: 10.18520/cs/v112/i11/2295-2305

Magnetic susceptibility as a proxy for pollution in Triveni-Bandel area, Hooghly district, West Bengal, India
p. 2306 | Mondal, Supriya; Chatterjee, Saurodeep; Maity, Rimjhim; Gain, Debesh; Das, Ayanangshu; Sinha, Saikat
doi: 10.18520/cs/v112/i11/2306-2311

Generation and evaluation of nanoparticles of supernatant of Photorhabdus luminescens (Thomas and Poinar) against mite and aphid pests of cotton for enhanced efficacy
p. 2312 | Kulkarni, Ramesh A.; Prabhuraj, A.; Ashoka, J.; Hanchinal, S. G.; Hiregoudar, Sharanagouda
doi: 10.18520/cs/v112/i11/2312-2316

Detection of harmful adulterants in milk supplied to Delhi, India
p. 2316 | Roy, Brototi; Singh, Jyoti; Sunsunwal, Sonali; Dayal, Gunjan; Yadav, Binduma; Bhardwaj, Chitra; Teotia, Ankita
doi: 10.18520/cs/v112/i11/2316-2320

Living Legends in Indian Science
Ramaswami Srinivasan – a complete physicist and a teacher par excellence
p. 2321 | Priolkar, K. R.

Book Reviews
Annual Review of Neuroscience, 2016, Steven E. Hyman, Carla J. Shatz and Huda Y. Zoghbi (eds)
p. 2325 | Thirumalai, Vatsala

Chemistry: The Impure Science, 2nd Edition, Bernadette Bensaude-Vincent and Jonathan Simon
p. 2326 | Balakrishnan, Sangeetha

Annual Review of Pathology: Mechanisms of Disease, 2016, Abul K. Abbas, Jon C. Aster and Stephen J. Galli (eds)
p. 2327 | Pai, Sanjay A.

Personal News
Erich Farber (1921–2017)
p. 2330 | Rajvanshi, Anil K.

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Integrated Interdisciplinary Master of Science (M.Sc.) Programme - Mahatma Gandhi University
p. 2331

Notification for IGU Award/Prize/Medal – 2017
p. 2332

Eigth Refresher Course in Materials Preparation and Measurement of Properties
p. 2333

Senior and Intermediate Fellowships in Biomedical Research - Wellcome Trust/DBT India Alliance
p. 2334

Nanobiotechnology Course - Life Science Foundation India
p. 2335

Research Scientist at Bio-IT Centre, IBAB
p. 2335

Senior Research Fellow - Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute
p. 2336

Junior Research Fellow - SRM University
p. 2336

Scientists - Centre for Water Resources Development and Management
p. 2337

Eminent scientists to serve as Co-ordinator and member of Research Advisory Committee - National Tea Research Foundation
p. 2337

Teaching positions in its Schools/Departments - Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi
p. 2337

Junior Research Fellows and Project Assistant - Institute of Wood Science & Technology
p. 2338

Junior Research Fellows - Dr Rajendra Prasad Central Agricultural University
p. 2338

Cognitive Science Research Initiative - Department of Science and Technology
p. 2342

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